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Falcons primed to rewrite history

Franchise aims to forget its star-crossed past with a run to the Super Bowl

Originally Published: January 11, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

It is a compliment and a curse, and the cross the Atlanta Falcons bear.

"There's nothing they can do from September to December that we even really paid much attention to," Hall of Fame quarterback and ESPN analyst Steve Young said this week. "Go undefeated, and we are like, 'Oh, that's just great, but we want to see you in January.'"

No team this weekend is under more pressure than the Falcons. No team has more at stake. Atlanta has to beat Seattle on Sunday. Losing ...

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